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Lisa Cordova, MSW, LCSW
Field and Distance Option Coordinator
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Meet Professor Brian Turner Meet Professor Brian Turner
Professor Turner teaches survey courses in ancient history, seminars on the Roman Republic and Empire, as well as topics courses on Roman imperialism and geography in the ancient Mediterranean. He also regularly teaches a course on the global history of warfare.
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Dr. Melanie Chang Dr. Melanie Chang
Dr. Chang specializes in physical anthropology, behavioral genetics, and evolutionary biology.
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Meet Dr. Moti Hara Meet Dr. Moti Hara
A research professional in the Graduate School of Education
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Meet Professor Michele R. Gamburd Meet Professor Michele R. Gamburd
Dr. Michele Gamburd is Professor and Chair of Anthropology.
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Meet GSE Technology Manager David Bullock Meet GSE Technology Manager David Bullock
Learn more about how technology can enhance the preK-12 classroom.
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Meet GSE Diversity Support Services Coordinator Tara Cooper Meet GSE Diversity Support Services Coordinator Tara Cooper
Working to connect high school and undergraduates to teaching careers.
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Meet special educator Holly Lawson Meet special educator Holly Lawson
Meet a professor whose specialty is working with vision impaired learners.
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Rick Jung Rick Jung
Director of Development for the School of Social Work and the College of Urban and Public Affairs
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Meet Heidi Yu Meet Heidi Yu
Heidi, an Academic & Career Adviser, enjoys helping students to see their strengths and potential, connecting them to information and resources, and facilitating their own academic, career, and overall personal development.
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Ericka Kimball, PhD, LISW Ericka Kimball, PhD, LISW
Assistant Professor in Social Work
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Meet research analyst Marjorie McGee Meet research analyst Marjorie McGee
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Meet Emily McNulty Scripter Meet Emily McNulty Scripter
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Linda H. Mantel, Ph.D. Linda H. Mantel, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor; Judge Coordinator, Intel NWSE; Special Advisor, PNW LSAMP
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Meet Professor Evgenia Wilkins Meet Professor Evgenia Wilkins
Evgenia Wilkins, Ph.D. Candidate (University of Texas at Austin) Russian Language Instructor
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Meet Professor Marisa Zapata
Marisa A. Zapata Professor of Land-use Planning Understanding how people collaborate for equitable land-use change Ph.D., Regional Planning, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign M.U.P., Urban Planning University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign B.A., Anthropology, Rice University
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Changemaker Stories: Harrell Fletcher Changemaker Stories: Harrell Fletcher
Inspiring action for a better world.
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Changemaker Stories: Judy BlueHorse Skelton Changemaker Stories: Judy BlueHorse Skelton
Inspiring action for a better world.
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Xiaomin Ruan Xiaomin Ruan
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Meet Professor Nila Friedberg Meet Professor Nila Friedberg
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Martha Hickey - Russian Martha Hickey - Russian
A diversified scholar, Dr. Hickey teaches Russian language and literature and resides on the Board of the Portland-Khabarovsk Sister-City Association.
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Yu Tian Yu Tian
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
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Meet Professor Bernd Ferner Meet Professor Bernd Ferner
How can we see the whole child both as a learner and a person in a culturally and linguistically diverse classroom?
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C. Jonah Eleweke – American Sign Language C. Jonah Eleweke – American Sign Language
With an international perspective on educational access, Dr. Eleweke is developing new programs and projects that enhance services for deaf and other people with disabilities.
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Meet Professor Christopher Pinkney Meet Professor Christopher Pinkney
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Meet Professor Sam Sennott Meet Professor Sam Sennott
How can individuals with speech and language disabilities harness the power of technology?
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Mingqiang GAO Mingqiang GAO
Confucius Institute at PSU, Co-Director from Soochow University, China
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Ian Yolles Ian Yolles
Ian Yolles is Recyclebank’s Chief Sustainability Officer and previously was its Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Recyclebank, Ian was a co-founder of Nau, an innovative social venture apparel company. As Vice President of Marketing and Brand Communications, he oversaw the full spectrum of marketing activities that defined the Nau brand and associated customer experience. He is teaching in CEPE's Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate.
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Sue Parham Sue Parham
Sue Parham is the former Vice President of Global Apparel, Accessories & Equipment for Columbia Sportswear, and former Director of US Merchandising and Retail GMM at Nike, Inc. She is teaching in CEPE's Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate program.
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Will Sandman Will Sandman
Will Sandman is the Director of Sales for Huachang in Jinjiang, China; Huachang sells synthetic leather to factories making shoes for the biggest brands in the world. He is teaching in CEPE's Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate program.
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Austin Davidsen Austin Davidsen
Austin Davidsen is the Global Account Executive for two Taiwan-based footwear material suppliers, Pony Leather, and Tai Ruey Fong. He is teaching in CEPE's Athletic & Outdoor Product Management Certificate program.
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Lauren Beitelspacher Lauren Beitelspacher
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Meet Professor Jan Abramovitz Meet Professor Jan Abramovitz
Professor in Curriculum and Instructor
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A Look at the Social Determinants of Health A Look at the Social Determinants of Health
Ginny Garcia-Alexander joined the Sociology Department as part of the Social Determinants of health Initiative at PSU.
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Meet Professor Donna Shrier Meet Professor Donna Shrier
Professor Donna Shrier knows how to create engaging and relevant literacy practices.
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How can counselors better respond to the ever-evolving needs of today’s young adults? How can counselors better respond to the ever-evolving needs of today’s young adults?
Meet Dr. Joel Lane who is researching the psychological impact of life transitions in emerging adulthood.
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Greg Pugh Greg Pugh
Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work
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Meet Erica Wagner, Ahlbrandt Professor & Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs Meet Erica Wagner, Ahlbrandt Professor & Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs
Erica Wagner is an associate professor of information systems. She earned her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and has an undergraduate degree in accounting. She has previously taught at Cornell University and The London School of Economics. Erica draws on her organizational field-based research when teaching in order to provide rich insights that help illuminate concepts. Throughout her career, Erica has been interested in effective learning methods and is dedicated to experimentation in the classroom. Erica is also the associate dean of undergraduate business programs.
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Raina Hassan Raina Hassan
Instructor
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Wende Garrison Wende Garrison
Instructor in Child and Family Studies
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Tim Anderson, Ph.D. Tim Anderson, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Engineering Technology
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John Freeouf, Ph.D. John Freeouf, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Physics
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Jennifer Noll, Ph.D. Jennifer Noll, Ph.D.
Faculty Advisory Committee - Mathematics
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Gretta Siegel, MS, MLS Gretta Siegel, MS, MLS
Faculty Advisory Committee - Library
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Junjun Nan Junjun Nan
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
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Huan Gao Huan Gao
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
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Meiru Liu Meiru Liu
As the Director of the Confucius Institute at PSU and as a Chinese language professor in the MIM Program, Meiru Liu is passionate about China and about teaching Chinese language and culture.
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John Major John Major
Instructor, Lean Six Sigma. John Major is a founding member of the Northwest Center for Performance Excellence (NWCPE). He is also Founder and Managing Partner of Compass Strategies, focused on helping small and mid-cap companies to design, optimize, and implement manufacturing, supply chain, and service delivery strategies in direct alignment with corporate strategy and desired market branding positions. John recently stepped down as Vice President of Global Operations for Radisys. His functional responsibilities included design and implementation of a structured continuous improvement capability across the Radisys enterprise based on the fusion of Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen and Policy Deployment methodologies. Before that, he held similar positions with Planar Systems and Tektronix. John holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Washington.
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Qi Gao (Cherry) Qi Gao (Cherry)
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
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Feifei Zhu (Sharon) Feifei Zhu (Sharon)
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute at PSU
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Qian Li (Sophie) Qian Li (Sophie)
Chinese Instructor, Confucius Institute of PSU
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Michael Hulshof-Schmidt Michael Hulshof-Schmidt
Adjunct Instructor, School of Social Work
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Ryan Summers Ryan Summers
Instructor, Advanced Digital Strategies. Ryan is the Web Analytics and Optimization Practice Lead for ISITE Design. He helps clients align user experience, business goals, branding, marketing metrics, and business analysis. ISITE leads their clients in strategic analytics and testing programs to help them increase the return on their digital investments. His primary focus is using testing platforms like GWO and Test and Target to run optimization programs directed toward moving the needle for my clients and unlocking trapped revenue from digital marketing programs.
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Derek Phillips Derek Phillips
Instructor, Advanced Digital Strategies. You won’t see the words “guru” or “expert” anywhere in Ryan's resume or profile. He considers himself a student; always learning and open to new ideas and perspectives. Ryan leverages his ten-plus years as a digital strategist but more as a way to get the conversation started and to ensure we're focused on actionable ideas. His sweet spot is digital strategy. It’s what he does best and has a good track record. He works best in collaboration with others whose strengths differ from his own. It’s how he learns and it’s what inspires him. That inspiration has led to some pretty cool campaigns and digital experiences. He's always looking for the next one.
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Steve Burnett Steve Burnett
Instructor, Advanced Digital Strategies. Steve started his professional career in internet marketing in 1998 before graduating from the University of Oregon with a degree in Journalism, emphasizing Electronic Media. After interning with a local search agency in Bend, Oregon, he was immediately hired as an Internet Copywriter and Project Editor after the agency was acquired by global leader, Outrider.com. Here, Steve studied all aspects of online marketing for Fortune 1000 brands and saw firsthand the impact that consumer-driven media could have on consumer brands. Upon moving to Portland in 2000, he continued my career as an SEM consultant and Sales Director for Internet Sales companies developing local and national search campaigns for small/medium sized businesses.
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Tom Bennett Tom Bennett
Instructor, Advanced Digital Strategies. Mobile and Social Media Account Strategist, responsible for Brand analysis and development, strategic positioning, message development for Fortune 1000 Enterprises at the corporate and product level.
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Sharon A. Carstens Sharon A. Carstens
Dr. Sharon Carstens is Director of the Institute for Asian Studies and Professor of Anthropology.
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Julie C. Gibson Julie C. Gibson
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Lisa Peyton Lisa Peyton
Lisa Peyton, Instructor; Digital Marketing Strategies, Business of Craft Brewing. Diving into digital marketing during its nascent stage, Lisa Peyton is today among the leaders in the field, particularly so in the Pacific Northwest. Based in Portland, Ore., she serves as an adjunct professor at Portland State University, teaching Introduction to Digital Strategies for the Digital Marketing Strategies certificate program offered through the university’s Professional Development Center. Lisa is an avid blogger and publisher, acting as Executive Editor for ThoroughlyModernMarketing.com, a non-profit publication she founded in 2009. She also regularly contributes content to Social Media Examiner and SocialFresh.com.
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Alma M. O. Trinidad Alma M. O. Trinidad
Change Agent - Transforming communities, one student at a time
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Charla Mathwick Charla Mathwick
Start-Up Endeavors - Taking ideas beyond the classroom
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Mark Berrettini Mark Berrettini
Critical Eye - Perceiving the many facets of film
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Sandra Freels Sandra Freels
Russian Exposure - Giving students a global edge
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Susan Chan Susan Chan
Grand Piano - Taking music to the people
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Ken Stedman Ken Stedman
Virus Hunter - Finding clues to life in the strangest places
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Robert Bertini Robert Bertini
Traffic Tracker - Planning a route out of out nation's traffic jam
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Kofi "E" Agorsah Kofi "E" Agorsah
African Roots - Understanding the black experience
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Hanoch Livneh Hanoch Livneh
Roads to Rehabilitation - Adapting to life-altering circumstances
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Lisa Bates Lisa Bates
Fair Housing - Understanding history, culture, and policy
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Lisa Zurk Lisa Zurk
Waves of Discovery - Revealing the hidden world
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Meet Professor Kenny Bagley Meet Professor Kenny Bagley
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Meet Professor Cynthia-Lou Coleman Meet Professor Cynthia-Lou Coleman
Professor of Communication
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Meet Professor Lauren Frank Meet Professor Lauren Frank
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Meet Professor Priya Kapoor Meet Professor Priya Kapoor
Associate Professor of Communication
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Michael Clark, Director of the Portland Center for Public Humanities Michael Clark, Director of the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Meet Professor J. David Kennamer Meet Professor J. David Kennamer
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Meet Professor David Ritchie Meet Professor David Ritchie
Professor of Communication
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Meet Professor Jeffrey D. Robinson Meet Professor Jeffrey D. Robinson
Professor of Communication and Department Chair
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Meet Professor Tanya Romaniuk Meet Professor Tanya Romaniuk
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Meet Professor Lee Shaker Meet Professor Lee Shaker
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Meet Kali Bader Meet Kali Bader
Kali Bader develops and manages real estate investment
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Meet Instructor Gisele Tierney Meet Instructor Gisele Tierney
Senior Instructor of Communication
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Past Commencement Speaker: Richard Tapia Past Commencement Speaker: Richard Tapia
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Dr. Theresa McCormick Dr. Theresa McCormick
Ligand design and metal complexes for solar energy conversion and chiral recognition
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Meet Ann Marie Fallon, Ph.D. Meet Ann Marie Fallon, Ph.D.
Ann Marie Fallon, Director of the Honors Program and an Associate Professor of Humanities, has been a PSU faculty member since 2002.
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Meg Merrick Meg Merrick
Meg Merrick puts communities on the map.
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Paul Collins at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Paul Collins at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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George Colligan George Colligan
Jazz Area Coordinator
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Ask Wendy Swanson, who helps students find their voice. Ask Wendy Swanson, who helps students find their voice.
How is a Letter to the Editor like a poem?
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Amanda Bernard Amanda Bernard
Amanda Bernard has over 8 years of experience in multimedia marketing and advertising including digital marketing and traditional media. As Director of Digital Marketing at ISITE Design, Amanda works with clients helping them build and utilize effective strategies for paid, organic, and social marketing channels.
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Miranda Cunningham Miranda Cunningham
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Briar Levit, Print Designer and Professor
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Thom Hines, Interaction Designer and Teacher Thom Hines, Interaction Designer and Teacher
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Amy Borden Amy Borden
Professor and Early Film Scholar
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Dustin Morrow Dustin Morrow
Filmmaker and Professor
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Dan Meeker Dan Meeker
Professor and Scenographer
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Evan Kristof Evan Kristof
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Christina Nicolaidis Christina Nicolaidis
Professor and Senior Scholar in Social Determinants of Health
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Liming Wang Liming Wang
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Marcia Klotz. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project Marcia Klotz. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project
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Karen Moorhead, LMSW Karen Moorhead, LMSW
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Hillary Jenks. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Hillary Jenks. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Susan Kirtley. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Susan Kirtley. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Meet our 2012 Visiting Scholars
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Greg Goekjian. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project Greg Goekjian. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project
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Natan Meir. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project Natan Meir. Advisory Board Member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project
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Meet Professor Martin Lafrenz Meet Professor Martin Lafrenz
Studying the effects of human land use
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Meet researcher David Banis Meet researcher David Banis
Geography GIS Lab Manager
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Meet researcher David Percy Meet researcher David Percy
PSU's Geospatial Data Manager
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Meet Dr. Rick Hugo Meet Dr. Rick Hugo
Advancing Science Education
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Meet Professor Martin J. Streck Meet Professor Martin J. Streck
Researching the science of magma
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Meet Professor Alex Ruzicka Meet Professor Alex Ruzicka
Director of the Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory
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Meet Professor Ben Perkins Meet Professor Ben Perkins
PSU alum trains the next generation of geologists
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Meet Professor Michael Cummings Meet Professor Michael Cummings
Studying the geology of the Pacific Northwest
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Meet Professor Kenneth M. Cruikshank
Studying PNW Earthquakes
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Meet Professor Scott Burns Meet Professor Scott Burns
Researching the origins of landslides
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Meet Annie Thompson Meet Annie Thompson
Academic & Career Adviser for Advising & Career Services
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Meet Professor Alan Yeakley Meet Professor Alan Yeakley
Director of the School of the Environment
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Meet Professor Angela Strecker Meet Professor Angela Strecker
Director of the Strecker Aquatic Ecology Lab
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Meet Professor Robert Scheller Meet Professor Robert Scheller
Director of the Dynamic Ecosystems and Landscape Lab
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Meet Professor John Rueter Meet Professor John Rueter
SOE Directer returns to teaching
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Meet Professor Yangdong Pan Meet Professor Yangdong Pan
Chair of Environmental Science & Management
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Meet Professor Joe Maser Meet Professor Joe Maser
Preserving our wetlands
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Meet Professor Elise Granek Meet Professor Elise Granek
Preserving marine biodiversity
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Meet Professor Jeff Gerwing Meet Professor Jeff Gerwing
Making sustainability education available for all students
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Meet Professor Marion Dresner Meet Professor Marion Dresner
Encouraging citizen participation in environmental science.
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Mark (Harmon) Leymon Mark (Harmon) Leymon
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Meet Professor Bill Fish Meet Professor Bill Fish
Heavy metal clean-up
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Meet Professor Cat De Rivera Meet Professor Cat De Rivera
Biological invasion warrior
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Meet Professor Linda George Meet Professor Linda George
Dr. Linda George recently honored with NSF position.
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Ethan Seltzer. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Ethan Seltzer. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Monica Parmley Monica Parmley
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Paul Collins. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Paul Collins. Panelist at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Kristine Munholland Kristine Munholland
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Valerie Hamby Valerie Hamby
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Dr. David Stuart Dr. David Stuart
Organotransition metal chemistry, catalysis, and development of new chemical reactivity for organic synthesis
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Sarah Lincoln. Roundtable at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Sarah Lincoln. Roundtable at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Elisabeth Ceppi. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Elisabeth Ceppi. Faculty Lunch and Lecture at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Meet Professor Becky Boesch Meet Professor Becky Boesch
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Patricia Schechter. Faculty Lunch and Lecture Series at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Patricia Schechter. Faculty Lunch and Lecture Series at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Dr. Louis A Ruprecht, Jr. Dr. Louis A Ruprecht, Jr.
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Meet Jaymee Jacoby, GSE Director of Development Meet Jaymee Jacoby, GSE Director of Development
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Marion Goldman Marion Goldman
Scholar in Residence at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Talya Bauer Talya Bauer
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Ron Tammen Ron Tammen
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Pauline Jivanjee Pauline Jivanjee
Transition Partnerships - Easing teens' passage to adulthood
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Harrell Fletcher Harrell Fletcher
Social Canvas - Engaging a community through art
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Randy Bluffstone Randy Bluffstone
Village Provisions - Cultivating rural livelihoods around the world
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Evan Thomas Evan Thomas
Elemental Needs - Engineering global public health solutions
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Sridevi Nair. Faculty Lunch and Lecture Series at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Sridevi Nair. Faculty Lunch and Lecture Series at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Laura Robson Laura Robson
Dr Laura Robson is Associate Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History
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Katerina Bohadlova. Faculty Lunch and Lecture Series at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Katerina Bohadlova. Faculty Lunch and Lecture Series at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Chia Yin Hsu. Faculty Lunch and Lecture Series at the Portland Center for Public Humanities Chia Yin Hsu. Faculty Lunch and Lecture Series at the Portland Center for Public Humanities
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Sarah Geenen Sarah Geenen
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Meet Professor Tiffany Jones Meet Professor Tiffany Jones
What practices support professionals in identifying and teaching students who have skill deficits versus those with performance deficits? Tiffany Jones explores these questions with students in her instructional methods courses at PSU.
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Siouxsie Jennett Siouxsie Jennett
Instructor, Digital Marketing Strategies. Siouxsie Jennett is the founder and president of Portland-based Mambo Media, an integrated marketing agency that helps companies build brand, establish thought leadership, and develop marketing strategies that drive revenue. An award-winning pioneer in the world of online marketing, Ms. Jennett has immersed herself in interactive marketing and cutting-edge trends like social media for the past 15 years. Her proven methodologies and best practices in social media marketing are well respected in the industry and heralded as groundbreaking by clients and colleagues alike. She specializes in launch campaigns and building online businesses quickly, and has created innovative, revenue‐based media programs for brands including Dell, Nokia, HP, McDonalds, Chevron, and Infiniti.
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Larry Ferguson Larry Ferguson
Instructor, Organizational Development. Larry Ferguson, MSW, is a senior consultant with Compass Consulting Group, an organization-development firm that partners with senior managers to identify and close gaps in employee performance and customer service. He has over 18 years of experience in management and leadership development with a focus on performance-management and data-collection services. Mr. Ferguson has managed and participated in revamping three company performance-management systems, and he has worked with Legacy Health System, Microsoft, ADP, Brim Healthcare, Corillian, and Regence BlueCross/BlueShield. His MSW from Portland State University focused on group dynamics and interpersonal communications.
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Wentai Luo Wentai Luo
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Faith A. Dubin Faith A. Dubin
Instructor, Human Resource Management. Faith A. Dubin is a senior manager for worldwide compensation and benefits at Planar Systems. She holds a BA from Rutgers University and has 30 years of experience in employee benefits and compensation. Ms. Dubin has worked for an insurance carrier, in the timber industry, and for adidas America. She worked for an Oregon member of Congress in Washington, DC, where her assignment involved matters related to Social Security and Medicare, and she served for three years (as appointed by the governor) on the Employment Department Advisory Council for the State of Oregon.
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Dan Vetter Dan Vetter
Instructor, Human Resource Management. Dan Vetter, MS, is an independent consultant specializing in instructional design, training delivery, and human performance improvement. He is actively involved in the local training community and served as president for the Cascadia Chapter of ASTD. He has been the instructional designer of over 70 training programs during the last decade. Prior to moving to Portland, Mr. Vetter invested 12 years working in training and development, and continuous improvement at a Fortune 500 company in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Todd Williams Todd Williams
Instructor, Project Management. Todd Williams has more than 30 years of management and technical experience in computer software. As an end user in discrete and process manufacturing, an IT individual contributor, a business owner, and a senior project manager working in Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Israel, and the United States, his combination of attributes allows him to solve problems at all levels of the enterprise: the common thread being recovering red projects. He is PMP certified and a regular contributor to PMI and other seminars in the Portland area. He has written articles on project management and CIM System for Semiconductor Manufacturing.
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Adam Light Adam Light
Instructor, Project Management. Adam Light, PhD, PMP, is management consultant and principal at SoTech Advisors, where he applies adaptive planning, critical-chain techniques, and agile methods to lead programs and to redesign enterprise project delivery. Mr. Light has more than 15 years of experience designing and developing technology solutions for business, from shrink-wrapped software to real-time information services in domains from natural-resources management to supply-chain optimization.
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Dave Moyle Dave Moyle
Instructor, Organizational Development. Dave Moyle, owner of Desired Results Consulting, is a consultant specializing in organization design and development, human resources development, and training. He has an MS in organizational behavior and over 30 years of industry experience. Mr. Moyle has extensive experience designing and implementing solutions to improve individual, team, and organization performance. He recently retired from Intel, where he worked with clients around the world from manufacturing to technology development to enterprise services. His consulting clients include Standard Insurance Company and Honeywell Aerospace.
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Aaron Gray Aaron Gray
Instructor, Digital Marketing Strategies. Aaron Gray has 15 years' experience defining, measuring, and optimizing digital experiences. From Internet stores and branded experiences to SaaS products, Mr. Gray has been through the entire life cycle of digital experience management numerous times.
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John Hartman John Hartman
Instructor, Digital Marketing Strategies, Advanced Digital Strategies. John has 18 years experience in digital and media strategies and development. He has run a number of successful agencies over the years working with fortune 500 clients to create digital and traditional media. In 2003 John joined the Digital Universe, helping to architect a web portal with the lofty goal of becoming “the definitive repository of human knowledge online." John became the conduit between the engineering group and NASA, Environmental Literacy Council, Earth 911, Cosmos Studios, The Jane Goodall Institute, M.I.T., Boston University, H.A.R.C. and a litany of other organizations and universities helping them integrate their data and designing tools to facilitate portal management. John went on to become the technology evangelist for the Digital Universe, traveling the country speaking at conferences on open-source and the platforms capabilities and contributors.
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Sarah Stebbins Sarah Stebbins
Instructor, Organizational Development. With over 20 years experience developing/delivering curriculum for workshops, seminars and university classes, Dr. Stebbins has developed an enthusiastic following for her training programs and organizational consulting work. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, the Federal Government, colleges/universities and large diverse non-profit organizations. Looking for a way to help her organizational clients improve their abilities in implementing change, Dr. Stebbins is a licensee of Prosci Change Management Methodology and is a Certified Fierce Conversation Facilitator. She is a member of the Springboard NW Fierce Learning Community. She is successfully using this communication strategy inside organizations to help them make the case for and implement change. A sought after speaker, she brings to her clients humor, vision, warmth, passion and a strong belief that what she has to offer can positively change organizations and……the world!
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Tami Boedigheimer Tami Boedigheimer
Instructor, Human Resource Management. Tami Boedigheimer has an undergraduate degree in economics and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Portland. She recently held the position of president for Columbia Willamette Compensation Group, an affiliated group of World at Work, and is currently a group partnership liaison and board member for World at Work. Before establishing a career and consulting practice in employee compensation, Ms. Boedigheimer spent over ten years in corporate accounting and finance in the high-tech industry. Since starting her own practice she has worked for companies as small as 40 employees and as large as 10,000. Her work spans a variety of industries, including health care, high tech, banking, public utilities, and manufacturing.
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Tom Fabrizio Tom Fabrizio
Instructor, Six Sigma and Lean. Tom Fabrizio, president and founder of Lean Manufacturing Tools, LLC and a founding member of the Northwest Center for Performance Excellence (NWCPE), has been teaching leadership, team development, and Just-In-Time systems for over 25 years. He received his original Lean training from first-generation experts, including Dr. Shigeo Shingo (co-architect of The Toyota Production System), Hiroyuki Hirano (author and noted JIT expert), Dr. Ryuji Fukuda (member of The Sigma Project in Japan and winner of the Deming Prize), and TPM experts from Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance. Mr. Fabrizio holds an undergraduate engineering degree, a MEd, and a law degree. He has authored several books and training programs about Lean.
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Kent Lewis Kent Lewis
With a background in integrated marketing, Lewis left a public relations agency in 1996 to start his career in search engine marketing. Since then, he’s helped grow businesses by connecting his clients with their constituents via the Internet. In 2000, Lewis founded Anvil Media, Inc., a digital marketing agency specializing in search engine and social media marketing for Fortune 2000 companies. Under his leadership, Anvil has received recognition from Portland Business Journal and Inc. Magazine as a Fastest Growing and Most Philanthropic Company
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Paul Spindel Paul Spindel
Instructor, Project Management. Paul Spindel is principal at Paul Spindel LLC, focusing on management and supervisory development. He holds an MA in organizational communications and is a certified facilitator of the Myers Briggs assessment and the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Instrument. Mr. Spindel has over 18 years of human resources experience with Marriott and Nike. With Tonia McConnell, he teaches "Creating the Life You Want" workshops. He is president of the Earth Wisdom Alliance and conducts workshops aimed at creating environmental sustainability, social justice, and spiritual fulfillment. His mission is to "touch hearts, challenge minds, and incite laughter."
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Steve Zagarola Steve Zagarola
Instructor, Six Sigma and Lean. Steve Zagarola is director of quality for Cascade Microtech, Inc., and a founding member of the Northwest Center for Performance Excellence (NWCPE). He is also founder of The ZDM Group, an organization dedicated to the advancement of statistically based approaches for competitive advantage. He graduated with a BS in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech. Mr. Zagarola is Six Sigma Master Black Belt with more than 30 years experience in the application of statistical and modern structured approaches to the optimization of manufacturing and transactional processes, quality systems, and R&D for industries ranging from food and beverage, plastics molding, wind energy, and advanced semiconductors.
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Tonia McConnell Tonia McConnell
Instructor, Project Management. Tonia McConnell is principal of Tonia McConnell & Associates, a cooperative consulting group specializing in team development, training, and leading change. She holds an MS in instructional technology and is a certified Myers Briggs Type Indicator facilitator. She has 20-plus years of instructional and program design experience in public and private sectors. With Paul Spindel, Ms. McConnell teaches “Creating the Life You Want” workshops. She works as a coach and mentor with people who are trying to change the course of their lives. Her mission is “behold, ask, learn, create, share, connect.”
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Bryan Rhoads Bryan Rhoads
Instructor, Digital Marketing Strategies. Bryan Rhoads is a senior digital strategist for Intel focused on social and emerging media. He has led the Intel Digital Innovation Program responsible for driving online leadership opportunities between marketing and IT; he created the Intel Digital IQ digital marketing curriculum and is a member of the Intel Social Media Center of Excellence.
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Christopher Dennis Christopher Dennis
Instructor, Project Management and Business Analysis. Christopher Dennis, a principal with Portland-based Steaming Kettle Consulting, has been developing, delivering, and evaluating high-technology, manufacturing, and process solutions since 1988. An MSEE from Northeastern University and more than 15 years of hands-on engineering experience inform his in-depth insight into technology projects and the people they serve. Mr. Dennis brings direct and accessible information to his clients without loss of detail or subtlety.
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Lillian Tsai Lillian Tsai
Instructor, Conflict Resolution in the Workplace. Born in Malaysia, Ms. Tsai has a unique ability to lead, motivate, train, and retain executives, employees, teams, and clients of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. Her work in diversity and inclusion, presentation skills, and cross-cultural competency on three continents has developed hundreds of mid- to upper-level managers into interculturally savvy communicators. She has consulted with Columbia Sportswear, Danner, ESCO, Intel, Nike, Ladies Professional Golf Association, Providence Health Systems, Marylhurst University, Multnomah County Library, Portland Development Commission, Royal Dutch Shell, Tektronix, Western Oregon University, and Ziba Design. She serves on the boards of APANO, New Leadership Oregon, and PHRMA.
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Chris Sheesley Chris Sheesley
Instructor, Conflict Resolution in the Workplace. Chris Sheesley, MA, is the president and lead consultant for In-Accord, a company that specializes in managing internal organizational conflict. He has an MA in organizational communication from Marylhurst University. Since 1991, Mr. Sheesley’s career has been in the mediation and dispute resolution field. He has conducted more than 1,500 mediation and facilitation cases across a spectrum of community and organizational settings. He has served on over 18 conflict management rosters and regularly performs interventions for organizations throughout Oregon. He has amassed over 5,000 hours as an instructor in these specialty skills.
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Judy Clark Judy Clark
Instructor, Human Resource Management. Judy Clark, SPHR, CPC, is the president and founder of HR Answers, Inc., the largest independent human resources consulting firm in the Pacific Northwest. She has more than 30 years of human resource experience. Ms. Clark has been an instructor in the Professional Development Center's HR Certificate Program since its inception and is an adjunct faculty member of the University of Washington. She is certified as a senior professional in human resources (SPHR) and as a professional consultant. Nationally recognized, Ms. Clark's experience with organizations of all sizes and industries gives her the broad perspective she brings to the classroom.
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Ron Sarazin Ron Sarazin
Instructor, Project Management, Business Analysis. Ron Sarazin is president of Olympic Performance, Inc., a consulting company, and CEO of Process Path, Inc., a software company. He holds a BS in industrial engineering from Oregon State University and completed advanced training at the University of Idaho and Stanford University. Mr. Sarazin has held leadership positions with ALCOA, PACCAR, PGE, and Mutual Health Systems, Inc. He is an accomplished author and trainer, and his most recent publication, Action with Traction, is available on Amazon. Mr. Sarazin has been active in his profession and the community, and is a youth soccer coach. Mr. Sarazin teaches the Project Management Tools course in the Project Management Certificate program, as well as the Microsoft Project Fundamentals workshop.
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Professor Barbara Brower Professor Barbara Brower
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Professor of Geography & International Studies
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Desiree Pacheco Desiree Pacheco
Rules of the Game - Changing "business as usual"
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Kelly Clifton Kelly Clifton
Travel Choices - Rethinking transportation choices for healthy communities
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Ron Tammen Ron Tammen
Power Shift - Interpreting China's rise
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Talya Bauer Talya Bauer
Hire Education - Training and retaining new employees
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Dannelle Stevens Dannelle Stevens
Reflection Matters - Journaling for ideas and insights
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Meet Professor Deborah Peterson, an innovative educational leader with extensive school administrative experience Meet Professor Deborah Peterson, an innovative educational leader with extensive school administrative experience
How can schools raise academic achievement in a time of reduced funding?
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Danielle McGurrin Danielle McGurrin
Danielle’s primary research area is in corporate-state crime, a major typology of white collar crime
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Professor Geoffrey Duh Professor Geoffrey Duh
Research focuses on developing geocomputational theory and techniques to integrate GIS and remote sensing technologies in spatial decision-making.
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Professor Teresa Bulman Professor Teresa Bulman
Professor Teresa Bulman keeps Geography Education on the map!
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Kitty Miller, LCSW Kitty Miller, LCSW
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Renjeng Su Renjeng Su
As the dean of the Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science, Renjeng sees a direct connection between learning and diversity in the classroom. In his experience, a college campus is like any other ecosystem, and diversity is necessary to sustain that environment. “Students learn from the entire ecosystem of learning,” he said.
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Meet Professor Olivia Murray Meet Professor Olivia Murray
How can educators counteract heterosexism in schools that reinforce gender norms and impart heteronormative values?
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Nicole Miller Rigelman, Ed.D. Nicole Miller Rigelman, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, Graduate School of Education
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Meet Professor Emiko Konomi Meet Professor Emiko Konomi
Dr. Konomi teaches Japanese with passion.
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Meet Professor Masami Nishishiba Meet Professor Masami Nishishiba
Assistant Professor of Public Administration
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Bill Asher Bill Asher
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Abdullah Mahmud Abdullah Mahmud
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Meet Paul Aragon Meet Paul Aragon
Paul Aragon is an expert on business ethics and real estate law
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Meet Trevor Calton Meet Trevor Calton
Trevor Calton finances commercial real estate investment
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Meet Abe Farkas Meet Abe Farkas
Abe Farkas understands mixed use development
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Meet Julia Freybote Meet Julia Freybote
Julia Freybote understands investing in commercial real estate
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Ask Professor Amy Petti Ask Professor Amy Petti
How do we prepare teacher, building and district leaders for 21st century learners?
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Reclaiming Sustainability: Vivek Shandas Reclaiming Sustainability: Vivek Shandas
Collectively addressing big problems to find equitable solutions
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Ed Zaron
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Stefan Talke Stefan Talke
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Tom Szymoniak Tom Szymoniak
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Trevor Smith Trevor Smith
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Franz Rad Franz Rad
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Hamid Moradkhani Hamid Moradkhani
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Christopher Mooers Christopher Mooers
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Kent Lall Kent Lall
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Mike Gorji Mike Gorji
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Kelly Clifton Kelly Clifton
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Roger Chen Roger Chen
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Robert Annear
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Christine Cress Christine Cress
Classroom Community - Grasping opportunities for life-long learning
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Vivek Shandas Vivek Shandas
City Solutions - Transforming urban spaces and natural places
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Sergio Palleroni Sergio Palleroni
Public Works - Greening schools and housing
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Christopher Berger
Senior Research Associate
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Kelley Barsanti Kelley Barsanti
Research Assistant Professor & Managing Director - Center for Climate and Aerosol Research
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Ask Professor Sheldon Loman Ask Professor Sheldon Loman
How do we create schools that effectively support all learners in general education environments?
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Meet Professor Howard Yank Meet Professor Howard Yank
How can teachers and schools best provide equity, access and rigor for all students? Howard Yank explores the variety of issues and strategies connected to academic success in challenging environments with students in his instruction and advisory roles at PSU.
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Ask Professor Karen Haley Ask Professor Karen Haley
How can student affairs professionals understand student motivations, support student growth and development, and provide necessary support services in a learning environment?
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Meet Professor B. Lynn Coupland Meet Professor B. Lynn Coupland
Ms. Coupland knows how to differentiate a student's physical, mental or emotional special need from the challenge of learning the English language.
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Meet Professor Anita Bright Meet Professor Anita Bright
How do language and culture shape school experiences? Discuss your thoughts and experiences with Dr. Anita Bright, whose research explores these ideas in the context of public school education.
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Ask Professor Randall De Pry Ask Professor Randall De Pry
How do we support children and youth with challenging behavior in school and community settings?
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Cimone Schwoeffermann Cimone Schwoeffermann
As the Recruitment and Retention Specialist in the School of Social Work, Cimone is responsible for providing ongoing student and faculty support and assistance.
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Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature
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Staci Martin Staci Martin
Adjunct Instructor for Child and Family Studies at the School of Social Work
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Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis Joseph Nicholas DeFilippis
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Nathan McClintock Nathan McClintock
Examining food justice and urban political ecology.
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Matthew Gebhardt Matthew Gebhardt
Matthew Gebhardt knows how urban housing is development
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Thad Miller Thad Miller
Helping to understand and pursue sustainability
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Yiping Fang Yiping Fang
Bridging local and global planning practice.
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Michele Martinez Thompson Michele Martinez Thompson
Role: Distance Option Site Coordinator - Salem
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Ask Professor Sybil Kelley Ask Professor Sybil Kelley
How can we build a scientifically literate population necessary to address the critical problems of our times?
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Ask Professor Susan Carlile Ask Professor Susan Carlile
Why is leadership development important to the success of all students in our schools?
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Dr. John J. Perona Dr. John J. Perona
Quantitative biology of the protein translation apparatus.
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Ask Professor Pat Burk Ask Professor Pat Burk
How does state policy impact the success of students in Oregon’s PreK-16 educational system?
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Join us as we congratulate the well-deserved recognition of our Emeriti faculty's leadership, commitment, and contributions to PSU.
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Lea Ann Holder Lea Ann Holder
Meet Lee Ann Holder at the School of Social Work
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Jason Jurjevich Jason Jurjevich
Exploring the spatial implications of demographic change.
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Aslam Khalil Aslam Khalil
From Source to Sky - Tracking greenhouse gases
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Jian Wang Jian Wang
Beyond the Stacks - Curating digital library collections
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Susan Lenski Susan Lenski
Reading Up - Boosting teen literacy
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Lis Charman Lis Charman
Signs of Success - Designing big for small business
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Leslie Hammer Leslie Hammer
Worker Wellness - Resolving stress between work and family
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Kris Henning Kris Henning
Tactical Response - Cracking cases with databases
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Melissa Appleyard Melissa Appleyard
Team Science - Merging disciplines to enhance innovation
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Laura Burney Nissen Laura Burney Nissen
Dean and Professor at the School of Social Work
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Andre Pruitt Andre Pruitt
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Meet Yasmeen Hanoosh - Arabic Meet Yasmeen Hanoosh - Arabic
An award winning translator of Arabic short stories, Dr. Hanoosh's academic interests are as international...as they are diverse.
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Meet KyungAh Yoon - Korean Meet KyungAh Yoon - Korean
A scholar of language and culture, KyungAh Yoon is helping to design the next generation of online learning environments for the Korean Language
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Beth Noelle Beth Noelle
Jazz Voice Instructor
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Meet Jeanne Ellis Meet Jeanne Ellis
Jeanne, Internship Adviser for Advising & Career Services, facilitates connections for students, faculty, and community partners.
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Matt Modrcin Matt Modrcin
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
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Greg Schrock Greg Schrock
Exploring labor markets and opportunity.
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Lisa Hawash Lisa Hawash
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Meet Tony Lewis Meet Tony Lewis
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Meet Ben Alberts Meet Ben Alberts
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Meet Saori Clark Meet Saori Clark
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Meet Jodi Stiegemeyer Meet Jodi Stiegemeyer
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Meet Kate Constable Meet Kate Constable
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Meet Martha Dyson Meet Martha Dyson
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Meet Nelson Sigrah Meet Nelson Sigrah
Nelson, an Academic Adviser and Community College Liaison for Advising & Career Services, helps students navigate the complexities of transferring to Portland State.
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Meet Scott Broussard Meet Scott Broussard
Scott, Psychology Adviser, helps students understand their degree requirements and plan for their future careers.
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Meet Marie Fiorillo Meet Marie Fiorillo
Academic Adviser
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Meet Jon Rousseau Meet Jon Rousseau
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Ask Professor Esperanza De La Vega Ask Professor Esperanza De La Vega
Want to know how linguistically and culturally diverse children and their families navigate the educational system in search of equity?
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Julie Prindle Julie Prindle
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Andrew Reed Andrew Reed
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work (UNST Capstone)
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Meet Greg Flores Meet Greg Flores
Associate Director of Advising & Career Services
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Diane Yatchmenoff Diane Yatchmenoff
Research Professor at the Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work
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Meet Mary Vance Meet Mary Vance
Mary, a Career Counselor for Advising & Career Services, helps students turn their passion for sustainability into a career.
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Meet Louise Paradis Meet Louise Paradis
Louise, a Career Counselor in Advising & Career Services, works with personality type dynamics and teaches a variety of career related workshops.
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Valerie Day Valerie Day
Vocal Jazz Adjunct Instructor
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Meet Anousha Sedighi - Persian Meet Anousha Sedighi - Persian
As the first scholar to publish on Persian as a heritage language, Dr. Sedighi is a linguist who understands the need to balance theory with practice.
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Denise Grant, Denise Grant,
Field Specialist at the School of Social Work
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Laurie Powers Laurie Powers
Professor at the School of Social Work
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Thomas Keller Thomas Keller
Associate Dean for Research and Sponsored Projects; Acting Director of the RRI; Acting Director PhD Program; Duncan and Cindy Campbell Endowed Professor for Children, Youth, and Families
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Matt Carlson Matt Carlson
Ensuring Health - Measuring the benefits of health coverage
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Steve Bleiler Steve Bleiler
Game Theory - Calculating optimum strategies
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Anna-Louise Reysenbach Anna-Louise Reysenbach
Hot Pursuit - Searching for new life forms at Earth's extremes
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"Bill" (William) Tate "Bill" (William) Tate
From Stage to Screen - Viewing the world through cinema's lens
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Ben Anderson-Nathe Ben Anderson-Nathe
Youth Movement - Guiding troubled teens to adulthood
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Marek Perkowski Marek Perkowski
Mr. Roboto - Bringing quantum computing to life
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Wynn Kiyama Wynn Kiyama
Music History Coordinator
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Meet Thomas Kemper
Tom Kemper knows how to buy and develop quality real estate
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Meet Cliff Hockley Meet Cliff Hockley
Cliff Hockley is a licensed broker in both Washington and Oregon who has successfully represented buyers and sellers of commercial, investment, and residential properties over the years.
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Kim Reece Kim Reece
Saxophone Adjunct Instructor
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Sonja Young Taylor Sonja Young Taylor
Instructor for University Studies
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Rebecca Arredondo Yazzie Rebecca Arredondo Yazzie
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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John C. Wolfe John C. Wolfe
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Dawn Williamson Dawn Williamson
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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John Spence John Spence
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work & Tribal Consultant
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Jo-Ann Sowers Jo-Ann Sowers
Research Professor at the Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work
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Gary Smith Gary Smith
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Wayne Scott Wayne Scott
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Peggy Jo Sandeen Peggy Jo Sandeen
Adjunct Professor at the School of Social Work
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Lisa Race Lisa Race
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Jolanta Piatkowska Jolanta Piatkowska
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Mary Martha Oschwald Mary Martha Oschwald
Research Professor at the Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work
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Julie Kates Julie Kates
Assistant Professor; Interim Director of Field Education at the School of Social Work
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Susan C. Hedlund Susan C. Hedlund
Instructor at the School of Social Work, Instructor at Oregon Health Sciences University School of Medicine, Director of Social Services at Hospice & Palliative Care of Washington County
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Eleanor Gil-Kashiwabara Eleanor Gil-Kashiwabara
Research Professor at the Regional Research Institute, School of Social Work
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Joy DeGruy Joy DeGruy
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Kate Davis Kate Davis
Instructor & Adviser at the School of Social Work
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Terri Chianello Terri Chianello
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Bill Boyd Bill Boyd
Adjunct Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Shauna Adams Shauna Adams
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Norman Wyers Norman Wyers
Emeritus Professor at the School of Social Work
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Joan F. Shireman Joan F. Shireman
Emerita Professor at the School of Social Work
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Barbara J. Friesen Barbara J. Friesen
Emerita Professor at the School of Social Work
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Arthur Emlen Arthur Emlen
Emeritus Professor at the School of Social Work
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Sandra C. Anderson Sandra C. Anderson
Emerita Professor at the School of Social Work
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Stephanie Wahab Stephanie Wahab
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
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Alma Trinidad Alma Trinidad
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Gretchen Thiel Gretchen Thiel
Instructor & Ashland MSW Distance Site Coordinator at the School of Social Work
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Michael Taylor Michael Taylor
Assistant Professor for Child and Family Studies at the School of Social Work & Family Studies Cluster Coordinator for University Studies Program
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Maria Talbott Maria Talbott
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
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Susie Snyder Susie Snyder
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Julie Rosenzweig Julie Rosenzweig
Director of PhD Program in Social Work & Social Research; Professor at the School of Social Work
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Janet Putnam Janet Putnam
Director of Student Affairs & Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Roberto Orellana Roberto Orellana
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Jim Nash Jim Nash
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
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Carol Morgaine Carol Morgaine
Professor Emerita
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Keva Miller Keva Miller
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Paula Mike Paula Mike
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Jana Meinhold Jana Meinhold
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Bowen McBeath Bowen McBeath
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
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Ellen Masterson Ellen Masterson
Director of Field Education & Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Junghee Lee Junghee Lee
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
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Nancy Koroloff Nancy Koroloff
Interim Dean, Professor Emerita at the School of Social Work
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Pauline Jivanjee Pauline Jivanjee
Associate Professor
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Mindy Holliday Mindy Holliday
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Charlotte Goodluck Charlotte Goodluck
Director of the BSW Program & Professor at the School of Social Work
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Sam Gioia Sam Gioia
Instructor at the School of Social Work
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Ted Donlan Ted Donlan
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
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Ann Curry-Stevens Ann Curry-Stevens
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work
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Victoria Cotrell Victoria Cotrell
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
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Katharine Cahn Katharine Cahn
Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work & Executive Director & Assistant Dean of Continuing Education & Training
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Eileen Brennan Eileen Brennan
Professor Emerita at the School of Social Work
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Sarah Bradley Sarah Bradley
Assistant Director of Field Education, BSW & Training at the School of Social Work
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Ben Anderson-Nathe Ben Anderson-Nathe
Associate Professor at the School of Social Work
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Kristine Nelson Kristine Nelson
Professor & Dean Emerita at the School of Social Work
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Jesse McCann Jesse McCann
Classical Guitar Instructor
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Pam Miller Pam Miller
Professor at the School of Social Work
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Remembering Carol Franks, 1948 – 2010 Remembering Carol Franks, 1948 – 2010
Award-winning teacher and essayist, Carol Franks embodied the virtues of civility, tolerance, intellectual curiosity, and good humor.
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Meet Professor Delys Ostlund - Spanish Meet Professor Delys Ostlund - Spanish
With an expert's knowledge of the Theater of Spain's Golden Age, Dr. Ostlund brings classic Spanish literature to life.
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Meet Instructor Ines Warnock - Spanish Meet Instructor Ines Warnock - Spanish
As a senior instructor in the Spanish department, Ines Warnock helps students translate their dreams of spanish language fluency...into reality.
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Meet Professor Suwako Watanabe - Japanese Meet Professor Suwako Watanabe - Japanese
Dr. Watanabe relishes the moments when the "light bulb" goes on in her students and their japanese language learning becomes meaningful to them.
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Dr. Erik Johansson Dr. Erik Johansson
Surface chemistry, photovoltaics, and photoelectrochemistry
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Meet Instructor Angela Zagarella - Italian Meet Instructor Angela Zagarella - Italian
Combining excellent teaching with community engagement, Angela Zagarella is one of the dynamos behind PSU's expanding Italian program
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Meet Professor Stephen Walton - French Meet Professor Stephen Walton - French
From the authors of West Africa to the poets of the Caribbean, Dr. Walton is a Francophone with a love for literature.
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Meet Professor Stephen Wadley - Chinese Meet Professor Stephen Wadley - Chinese
Introducing students to the beauty of the Chinese language and culture is Dr. Wadley's mission.
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Meet Professor Robert Sanders - Spanish Meet Professor Robert Sanders - Spanish
Dr. Sanders is a PSU original who combines a passion for biking with a passion for Spanish literature.
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Stephanie Wagner, MS
MST Program Coordinator
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Cary Sneider, Ph.D. Cary Sneider, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor
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Emily Saxton, MST
Director of Research, Oregon Teacher Scholars Program
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Nancy Lapotin
Portland Public School Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) program liaison
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Carol Biskupic-Knight Carol Biskupic-Knight
Beaverton School District Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) program liaison
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Melissa Potter, D.Ed.
Instructor, Science Education
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Michael Flower, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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William Becker, Ph.D.
Center for Science Education Director
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Meet Professor Dirgham H. Sbait - Arabic Meet Professor Dirgham H. Sbait - Arabic
A specialist in the improvised poetry and folk songs of the middle east, Dr. Sbait is always happy to share his vast knowledge of Arabic culture
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Meet Professor Anna A. Alsufieva Meet Professor Anna A. Alsufieva
Focusing on the grammar, stylistics and practice of teaching Russian, Dr. Alsufieva is helping produce the next generation of scholars in this critical language.
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Meet Professor Dot McElhone Meet Professor Dot McElhone
How can teachers make the most of each interaction with students around texts? How can teacher educators help teachers facilitate more powerful text-based discussions? Dr. Dot McElhone explores these questions through both her teaching and research.
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Meet Professor Jennifer Perlmutter - French Meet Professor Jennifer Perlmutter - French
Knowledge, power and identity play important roles in the scholarship of Dr. Perlmutter.
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Meet Inger M. Olsen - Danish Meet Inger M. Olsen - Danish
Inger Olsen makes Danish language, literature and film accessible and come alive.
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Meet Professor Janine Allen Meet Professor Janine Allen
Want to know about college student success?
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Meet Eva Núñez-Méndez - Spanish Meet Eva Núñez-Méndez - Spanish
With a passion for linguistics, Dr. Núñez-Méndez is PSU's resident expert on phonetics, syntax and the history of the Spanish language.
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Meet Timm Menke - German Meet Timm Menke - German
Dr. Menke teaches German culture and literature courses from 1750 to the present
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Meet Galina Kogan - Russian Meet Galina Kogan - Russian
Teaching Russian poetry and literature to native and advanced Russian speakers
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Gina Greco - French Gina Greco - French
The next time you are in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso ask about Dr. Greco, whose scholarship takes her around the world.
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Kathie Godfrey - German Kathie Godfrey - German
From Deutsche Sommershule to the Russian Flagship, you will find the enthusiastic scholarship of Kathie Godfrey.
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Steven Fuller - German Steven Fuller - German
German cultural history and the German immersion experience are the domains of Dr. Fuller.
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William B. Fischer William B. Fischer
The Entrepreneurial Educator - Dr. Fischer specializes in language teaching, educational technology, language teacher training, and the interaction of science and technology with literature and language.
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Annabelle Dolidon Annabelle Dolidon
Post WW II France? If your interest is piqued, see Dr. Dolidon.
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Meet Dr. David Capuzzi, Professor Emeritus Meet Dr. David Capuzzi, Professor Emeritus
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Thomas Keller Thomas Keller
Mentor Center - Discovering what makes mentorships work
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Laurie Powers Laurie Powers
Self Determined Success - Helping people with disabilities chart their lives
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Berrin Erdogan Berrin Erdogan
Global Satisfaction - Helping managers lead an international workforce
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Carlos Crespo Carlos Crespo
Good Living - Making healthy choices easier
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James McNames James McNames
Movement Measures - Using technology in the battle against Parkinson's Disease
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Micki Caskey Micki Caskey
In the Middle - Teaching and learning about young adolescents
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Meet Professor Heather Burns Meet Professor Heather Burns
How can postsecondary teaching and learning create authentic experiences that empower learners to create social change for sustainability? Dr. Burns explores leadership skills and organizational change with her students in sustainability courses.
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Ask Professor Julie Esparza Brown Ask Professor Julie Esparza Brown
How can you learn to differentiate between ELL students who are struggling because of second language acquisition issues or disorders?
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Evan Kuhlmann Evan Kuhlmann
Bassoon Instructor
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Dave Ervin Dave Ervin
Seed Science - Assessing the impact of biotech on farming
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Graig Spolek Graig Spolek
Green Building Counsel - Changing the science of building
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Christine Meadows Christine Meadows
Operatic Artistry - Sharing the voice and vision of opera
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Kristi Yuthas Kristi Yuthas
Earning Power - Lifting people out of poverty through business education
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Michael Smith Michael Smith
College Bound - Helping diverse students reach higher education
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Steve Reder Steve Reder
Dropouts Drop-in - Creating online tools to help adults finish school
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Dr. Andrea Mitchell Goforth Dr. Andrea Mitchell Goforth
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Scott Wells Scott Wells
Clean Water Acts - Keeping surface water safe from pollution
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Cornel Pewewardy Cornel Pewewardy
Native Knowledge - Challenging students to think critically about history and cultural identity
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Dr. Gwen Shusterman Dr. Gwen Shusterman
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Dr. Robert Strongin Dr. Robert Strongin
Synthesis and evaluation of novel redox and chromophore materials
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Chris Owen Chris Owen
Chris Owen works as an Adjunct Professor in the Division of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Dr. Mark Woods Dr. Mark Woods
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Dr. Reuben H. Simoyi Dr. Reuben H. Simoyi
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Dr. Shankar B. Rananavare Dr. Shankar B. Rananavare
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Dr. James F. Pankow Dr. James F. Pankow
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Dr. Dirk Iwata-Reuyl Dr. Dirk Iwata-Reuyl
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Dr. Albert S. Benight Dr. Albert S. Benight
Our research program involves investigations of melting transition phenomena in DNA, RNA and proteins and discovery of biomarkers for human disease.
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Dr. David H. Peyton Dr. David H. Peyton
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Dr. Carl C. Wamser Dr. Carl C. Wamser
Our research is aimed at developing novel organic solar cells using conductive polymers.
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Dr. Tami Lasseter Clare Dr. Tami Lasseter Clare
We study newly emerging technologies in materials chemistry to advance practices in cultural heritage conservation.
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Dr. Kevin A. Reynolds Dr. Kevin A. Reynolds
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Dr. Niles Lehman Dr. Niles Lehman
The Lehman lab is interested in prebiotic chemistry and the origins of life on the Earth. We use catalytic RNA (ribozymes) to reconstruct primitive living processes such as self-assembling systems, cooperative catalytic networks, and simple evolving and/or decision-making molecular constructs.
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Meet Christopher Longinetti Meet Christopher Longinetti
Christopher Longinetti can help you invest successfully in real estate.
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Dr. Dean B. Atkinson Dr. Dean B. Atkinson
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Meet Regina Arellano Meet Regina Arellano
Regina helps students navigate the complexities of transfering to Portland State.
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Lisa K. Bates Lisa K. Bates
Lisa Bates explains who lives where and why.
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Julia Hwakyu Lee Julia Hwakyu Lee
Adjunct Piano Professor
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Ethan Sperry Ethan Sperry
Director of Choral Activities
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Farnell Newton Farnell Newton
Applied Trumpet Instructor
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Melissa Robinson Melissa Robinson
Professor of Horn
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David Peyton David Peyton
Parasite Prescription - Revising solutions, reviving hope
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Jennifer Allen Jennifer Allen
Natural Capital - Fostering rural-urban connections
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Carl Wamser Carl Wamser
Capture the Sun - Harvesting solar power
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Rudy Barton Rudy Barton
Shapes of Ideas - Forming communities through design
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Scott Marshall Scott Marshall
Better Business - Valuing equity and ecology
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Tom Gillpatrick Tom Gillpatrick
Shelf Life - Getting from product to profit
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Phillip Cooper Phillip Cooper
Power of the Pen - Advising the nation on executive power
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Ask Professor Ramin Farahmandpur Ask Professor Ramin Farahmandpur
How do social, political, economic and cultural forces shape and influence public education?
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Meet Professor Ron Narode Meet Professor Ron Narode
How do we make the student the center of math and science teaching and learning? Ask Professor Ron Narode.
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Meet Professor Tina Anctil Meet Professor Tina Anctil
What role does work and career play in adolescence and adulthood? Dr. Anctil studies the specific career development needs of people with chronic illness and disability.
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Meet Professor Nicole Rigelman Meet Professor Nicole Rigelman
How can you deepen the mathematical thinking and discourse in your classroom? Dr. Nicole Rigelman explores this question through both her teaching and her research.
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William H. Feyerherm William H. Feyerherm
William is published extensively on topics such as race and its impact on processing in the justice system.
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Widening the path of peace and justice work Widening the path of peace and justice work
Conflict Resolution director Rob Gould helped develop a number of Northwest-based peace and conflict resolution community organizations.
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James Pankow James Pankow
Engineering Star - Joining an elite academy
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Veronica Dujon Veronica Dujon
Worlds Together - Weighing global issues on a human scale
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Sisters of the Road Café Sisters of the Road Café
Professor Tom Hastings leads nonviolence trainings for organizers and street people at a Portland community center.
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Mellie Pullman Mellie Pullman
Food Chain - Bringing the freshest ideas to market
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Laura Nissen Laura Nissen
Tough Teens - Repairing the past for a better future
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Barry Messer Barry Messer
Pollution Prevention - Restoring stream banks with plants and people
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Jennifer Connor Smith Jennifer Connor Smith
Jennifer investigates how stress influences risk for behavior problems
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Meet Professor Melissa Appleyard Meet Professor Melissa Appleyard
Melissa Appleyard is one of the first Ames Professors in the Management of Innovation and Technology program.
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Meet Martin Siderius Meet Martin Siderius
Dr. Siderius’ research focuses on underwater acoustics.
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Meet Christof Teuscher Meet Christof Teuscher
Dr. Teuscher’s research focuses on the future of computers.
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Kevin Reynolds Kevin Reynolds
Certain Chemistry - Cooking up a killer app. TB and malaria, beware!
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David Sailor David Sailor
Gardens in the Sky - Reaping the facts and weeding the myths about eco-roofs
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Ezra Weiss Ezra Weiss
Jazz Piano Adjunct
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Suzanne Savaria Suzanne Savaria
Piano Adjunct Professor
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PA Professor Marcus Ingle PA Professor Marcus Ingle
Interested in Global Leadership? What about traveling? If yes, Professor Ingle's Development Management in Vietnam class might be a good fit for you.
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PA Professor Harris PA Professor Harris
Students enjoy Dr. Harris' astute and practical insights in class, which are likely a result of her extensive experience in Human Resources Management and Organizational Development.
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PA Professor Nishishiba PA Professor Nishishiba
What do Bill Gates and Former President Jimmy Carter have in common? Professor Nishishiba has interpreted for both.
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Political Science Professor Birol Yesilada Political Science Professor Birol Yesilada
Professor Yesilada, Contemporary Turkish Studies Endowed Chair
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Political Science Professor Bruce Gilley Political Science Professor Bruce Gilley
Dr. Gilley's research centers on democracy, legitimacy, and global politics. He is a specialist on the comparative politics of China and Asia.
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Barbara Maidel Barbara Maidel
A specialist in distance education at PSU since 1996, Barbara Maidel oversees the day-to-day administration of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Online Program.
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PA Professor Phillip Cooper PA Professor Phillip Cooper
Professor Cooper has a strong commitment to students in addition to his wealth of academic and professional experience.
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Debra Lindberg Debra Lindberg
Professor Lindberg teaches exclusively in a groundbreaking online program.
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Annette Jolin Annette Jolin
As a professor and former chairperson, Dr. Jolin is committed to student and faculty excellence.
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Meet Dr. Lynn Weigand Meet Dr. Lynn Weigand
Lynn Weigand understands how urban environments promote physical activity.
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PA Professor Jack Corbett PA Professor Jack Corbett
Jack Corbett gives students the opportunity to gain international experience with field-based courses in Mexico and Canada.
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Political Science Professor David Kinsella Political Science Professor David Kinsella
Dr. Kinsella's research areas include the global arms trade, interstate conflict, and international law and ethics.
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Kathy Perrin
An Office Specialist at PSU since 2004, Ms. Perrin manages the Criminology and Criminal Justice office.
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Angela Barrett Angela Barrett
Angela's goal is to help the Criminology division and the online program run as effectively as possible so all students have every opportunity to succeed.
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PA Professor Sherril Gelmon PA Professor Sherril Gelmon
Chair of Public Administration Division, Professor of Public Health
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Brian Renauer Brian Renauer
Brian is helping students, criminal justice professionals, and communities understand the sources of local public safety problems to seek effective solutions.
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Emily J. Salisbury Emily J. Salisbury
Dr. Salisbury's research investigates risk and needs assessment of women offenders, gendered pathways of offending, and prison classification systems.
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Robert Lockwood Robert Lockwood
As one of the university's pre-law advisors, Bob is helping students to understand the demands of law school and the legal profession.
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Laura Hickman Laura Hickman
Laura Hickman is engaged in research activities that help inform policymakers and the community about effective approaches to controlling crime and helping victims.
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Jody Sundt Jody Sundt
Jody's research addresses the effectiveness of correctional policy, religion in prison, and public attitudes toward crime and punishment.
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Kris Henning Kris Henning
As Director of Criminology and Criminal Justice Online, Kris is helping students across the country access PSU.
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Meet Associate Professor Jennifer Ruth Meet Associate Professor Jennifer Ruth
From Victorian England to modern day China, Jennifer Ruth feels equally at home.
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Sydney Carlson Sydney Carlson
Professor of Flute
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Meet Becki Hunt Ingersoll Meet Becki Hunt Ingersoll
Becki Hunt Ingersoll, Associate Director of Advising & Career Services, enjoys helping students navigate their way to their degree.
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Meet Shoshana  Zeisman-Pereyo Meet Shoshana Zeisman-Pereyo
Shoshana, an Academic & Career Adviser and Coordinator for Probationary Students in Advising & Career Services, is a Texas native and college football fan who focuses on students' academic success.
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Miguel Figliozzi Miguel Figliozzi
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Meet Professor Kristin Tufte Meet Professor Kristin Tufte
"I hope that by applying data stream technology to ITS systems we can develop improved real-time traffic performance measurements and metrics to help ITS professionals manage our nation's roads."
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Meet Karen Kennedy Meet Karen Kennedy
Karen, an Academic Adviser & International Student Liaison in Advising & Career Services, is a world traveler who enjoys working with students from many different cultures and with many different backgrounds.
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Liane O'Banion Liane O'Banion
Liane loves helping struggling students find their way.
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Meet Mary Ann Barham Meet Mary Ann Barham
Mary Ann, Director of Advising & Career Services, loves working at PSU because of the committed staff and faculty, the diversity of the student population, and the fabulous urban location.
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Meet Leena Shrestha Meet Leena Shrestha
Leena, Academic and Career Adviser in Advising & Career Services, loves reading and helping students achieve their academic goals. She is the resident merit-based scholarships whiz!
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Denise Fujikawa Denise Fujikawa
Harp Instructor
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Rich Wattenberg Rich Wattenberg
Professor and Theater Critic
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Glenn Gauer Glenn Gauer
Stage Designer and Director, Professor Emeritus of Theatre & Film
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Mark Berrettini, Film Mark Berrettini, Film
Associate Professor, Head of Film, School of Theatre and Film
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Meet Professor Helen Young Meet Professor Helen Young
Autism affects one child in 68. Where can teachers learn about effective educational practices for children with autism?
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Meet Professor Amanda Sanford Meet Professor Amanda Sanford
How do we improve literacy outcomes for a diverse range of learners? Dr. Amanda Sanford explores this question in her instructional and supervisory role at Portland State University.
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Meet Professor Andrew Job Meet Professor Andrew Job
What enhances adult learning and motivation in the classroom? Dr. Andy Job helps students learn effective tools and techniques.
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Meet Professor Leslie Munson Meet Professor Leslie Munson
How can you approach your special education career through family-centered and strengths-based models? Dr. Leslie Munson emphasizes the importance of these approaches as she prepares students to provide services to children with special needs and their families.
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Meet Professor Jason Ranker Meet Professor Jason Ranker
How can we develop literacy curriculum that is relevant to students' cultural and linguistic worlds? Dr. Jason Ranker explores these questions in his research on literacy.
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Andrew Willette Andrew Willette
Instructor: Basic Materials in Music, Survey of Music Literature
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Ben Medler Ben Medler
"I MERELY TOOK THE ENERGY IT TAKES TO POUT AND WROTE SOME BLUES" Duke Ellington
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Meet Professor Samuel Henry Meet Professor Samuel Henry
Dr. Samuel Henry has taught and served in variety of roles in education and academia.
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Meet Professor Graig Spolek Meet Professor Graig Spolek
The city is Professor Spolek's laboratory.
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Meet Dr. Lisa Aasheim Meet Dr. Lisa Aasheim
As an expert in supervision, Dr. Aasheim can help clinicians understand how to to keep professional boundaries while developing therapeutic relationships with clients.
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Meet Professor Mark Weislogel Meet Professor Mark Weislogel
Mark Weislogel's research is about finding methods to improve the transport of fluids within a variety of systems and devices.
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Meet Professor David Sailor Meet Professor David Sailor
David Sailor is an expert in urban climates and how they're affected by buildings, energy consumption, and human activity.
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Meet Professor Marek Perkowski Meet Professor Marek Perkowski
Marek Perkowski is helping to lay the groundwork for quantum computers.
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Meet Professor Tugrul Daim Meet Professor Tugrul Daim
Tugrul Daim's research and teachings revolve around the creation of roadmaps that organizations can use to implement emerging technologies.
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Meet Professor Tim Anderson Meet Professor Tim Anderson
Tim Anderson is known for his work on benchmarking.
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Meet Professor Dundar Kocaoglu Meet Professor Dundar Kocaoglu
Dundar Kocaoglu and his team of researchers have developed a process to help companies make strategic decisions using mathematical models to determine a decision's impact.
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Meet Professor Melanie Mitchell Meet Professor Melanie Mitchell
Melanie Mitchell is working to develop new algorithms that enable computers to identify and analyze visual images.
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Meet Professor Nirupama Bulusu Meet Professor Nirupama Bulusu
Nirupama Bulusu is involved with a project of tracking the growth and migration of cane toads using a wireless network of acoustic sensors.
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Meet Professor Suresh Singh Meet Professor Suresh Singh
Suresh Singh works to identify ways to reduce electrical power consumption for the Internet.
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Meet Professor Wu-chang Feng Meet Professor Wu-chang Feng
Wu-chang Feng is working with Intel to develop hardware that detects cheating.
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Meet Professor David Jay Meet Professor David Jay
David Jay is working to reinvent the field study of tidal analysis.
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Meet Professor Peter Dusicka Meet Professor Peter Dusicka
Peter Dusicka's research revolves around promoting survivability through materials and engineering.
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Meet Professor Scott Wells Meet Professor Scott Wells
Scott Wells specializes in developing computer models for reservoirs, lakes, and rivers in order to maintain their quality.
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Meet Professor Warren Harrison Meet Professor Warren Harrison
Warren Harrison is developing speech interaction techniques that will enable police officers to use voice commands to run license plate records and criminal histories on their in-car computers.
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Dean Emeritus Nohad Toulan Dean Emeritus Nohad Toulan
Dean Emeritus of the College of Urban and Public Affairs at Portland State University, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning.
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Meet Professor Russell Miars Meet Professor Russell Miars
How do counselors develop the most potent clinical and professional skills to help a variety of clients? Dr. Miars addresses these questions through his interests in clinical supervision and the development of ethical professional practice.
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Meet Dr. Hanoch Livneh Meet Dr. Hanoch Livneh
How do people cope with major life crises such as the onset of chronic illness and disability? Dr. Livneh is studying these areas and would love to hear from you about your own personal experiences.
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Doug Schneider Doug Schneider
Applied Saxophone (Classical), Staff Accompanist, and Diction.
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Meet Joshua Fost Meet Joshua Fost
Joshua Fost explores implications of neuroscience and the naturalistic worldview.
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Meet Eric Ridenour Meet Eric Ridenour
Eric Ridenour will help your project profit from environmentally responsible practices.
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Meet Professor Diane Yatchmenoff Meet Professor Diane Yatchmenoff
Where do PSU's community partners go for help in thinking about questions like these: What would it take to build a coordinated system of care in Oregon's children's mental health system? What kinds of services and housing programs help improve the health and wellbeing of homeless children and their families? Are our investments in early childhood education programs delivering best practices to prepare young children to succeed at home and in school?
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Barbara Heilmair Barbara Heilmair
Clarinetist, Woodwind Area Coordinator
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Meet Matthew Larrabee Meet Matthew Larrabee
Matthew Larrabee values real estate in the Pacific Northwest.
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In Memory of Peter Nicholls In Memory of Peter Nicholls
Peter was an important member of the Philosophy Department for two decades and fulfilled his role in an admirable manner. His gentle, unprepossessing manner and commitment to his students, colleagues and community will be sorely missed.
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Meet Joel Bettridge
Joel Bettridge draws on his background in poetry and philosophy to help students develop their critical thinking and writing skills.
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Meet Vernon Rifer Meet Vernon Rifer
Vernon Rifer develops office, urban housing, mixed use and mixed income projects in the northwest.
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Stephen Martin Stephen Martin
Ex Africa semper aliquid novi
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Meet Professor Robert Daasch Meet Professor Robert Daasch
Robert Daasch has a passion for students. He works hard to make sure they are successful.
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Meet Professor Will Parnell Meet Professor Will Parnell
How can documenting children and teachers' learning experiences become a teacher's way of life? Ask Dr. Will Parnell, a professor in early childhood education and Pedagogical Director of Campus Early Childhood Schools.
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Devon Allen
Head of Acting, Associate Professor of Theater Arts
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Carl Halvorson Carl Halvorson
Tenor Carl Halvorson is well-known internationally as a concert, opera and recital artist
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Meet Professor Heejun Chang Meet Professor Heejun Chang
Professor Chang believes that the 21st century will be the Climate and Water Century.
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Ken Selden Ken Selden
KEN SELDEN, Director of Orchestral Studies
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Sarah Andrews-Collier Sarah Andrews-Collier
Sarah Andrews-Collier, Professor Emerita of Theatre & Film
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Meet Professor Geoffrey Duh Meet Professor Geoffrey Duh
Professor Geoffrey Duh believes that every student is capable of exceeding his or her own expectations.
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Meet Charles Weber Meet Charles Weber
"The Department of Engineering and Technology Management is like no other. We research technology both from the business and the technical perspective."
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Meet Robert Greene Meet Robert Greene
Robert Greene values all kinds of real estate, from retail to special use properties.
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Meet Professor Barbara Ruben Meet Professor Barbara Ruben
What do teachers need to know to empower and engage all students to be lifelong lovers of learning? Ask Dr. Barb Ruben, assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
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Emerita Professor Rita Robillard Emerita Professor Rita Robillard
Place and the historic paradigms of landscape inform Rita Robillard's mixed media art.
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Meet Professor David Maier Meet Professor David Maier
"I'm not sure what I would have done with my life if computers hadn't been invented. I'm fascinated by all aspects of computer science, and it's let me collaborate with a wide variety of people in other areas of science and engineering."
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David Ervin David Ervin
David Ervin, Professor, Environmental Sciences and Resources
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Jennifer Allen Jennifer Allen
Jennifer H. Allen, associate professor of Public Administration and director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions.
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Meet David Aoyagi Meet David Aoyagi
David Aoyagi understands how to invest and manage commercial real estate.
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Meet John Oh Meet John Oh
John Oh has a deep understanding of monetary economics and international finance.
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Meet Charles Rynerson Meet Charles Rynerson
Charles Rynerson knows numbers and can help you understand what they mean for your community.
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Meet Lorali Sinnen Meet Lorali Sinnen
Lorali Sinnen manages real estate holdings for the Port of Portland.
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Meet Michael Williams Meet Michael Williams
Mike Williams analyzes rent and vacancy trends.
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Meet Fred Dockweiler Meet Fred Dockweiler
Fred Dockweiler understands real estate transactions from a lender and developer's point of view.
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Meet Dan Rogers Meet Dan Rogers
Dan Rogers knows how to compensate executives
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Meet Alan K. Brickley Meet Alan K. Brickley
Alan Brickley can draw up a condominium association agreement.
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Meet Ed Sullivan Meet Ed Sullivan
Ed Sullivan is Oregon's leading expert on land use law
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Brian Ward Brian Ward
Brian has taught applied jazz piano in the School of Music since 2002
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Meet Bruce Wood Meet Bruce Wood
Bruce Wood develops office parks and lifestyle retail centers.
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Meet Eric Fruits Meet Eric Fruits
Eric Fruits can balance a real estate investment portfolio.
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Meet Jerald Johnson Meet Jerald Johnson
Jerald Johnson analyzes the market for new real estate developments.
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Meet Will Macht Meet Will Macht
Will Macht develops public-private partnerships.
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Meet Thomas Boyle Meet Thomas Boyle
Thomas Boyle can teach you to understand the risks and rewards of real estate.
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Glen Moore
Jazz Bassist and Teacher
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Susan Larson Susan Larson
String Techniques & Senior Capstone Teacher
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Jeff Putterman Jeff Putterman
"Jeff is a well-studied player with a warm . . . . "
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Bonnie Miksch Bonnie Miksch
Composer and professor
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Jenny Lindner Jenny Lindner
Applied Harp Instructor
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Connie Titterington Connie Titterington
"It's a very odd thing - As odd as can be - That whatever Miss T. eats Turns into Miss T." - W. De La Mare
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Dan Schulte Dan Schulte
Bassist, composer, bandleader, teacher
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Charles Gray Charles Gray
Professor of Jazz Studies
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Debbie Glaze Debbie Glaze
Coordinator of Music Education,
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Carol Sindell Carol Sindell
Carol Sindell combines passion, artistry, and humor in her teaching and performing.
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Bryan Johanson Bryan Johanson
Composer, guitarist, professor, and Director, School of Music
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Edward Higgins, A focused and experienced Director of Bands Edward Higgins, A focused and experienced Director of Bands
A focused and experienced Director of Bands
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David Franzen David Franzen
Classical Guitar Instructor
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Brad Hansen Brad Hansen
Brad believes in the Truth of the Imagination
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Ron Babcock Ron Babcock
Dr. Ron Babcock, Professor of Trombone, Music Theory and Music Education.
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Karen Strand Karen Strand
PSU oboists keep the urban musical scene vibrant
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Meet Professor John Hall Meet Professor John Hall
Just as a great piece of music is composed to draw the listener inside to discover a special world, Professor Hall attempts to draw his students into the special world of social science ideas and reasoning.
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Meet Director Ruth Falco Meet Director Ruth Falco
All children, including those with special needs and disabilities, deserve inclusive and effective educational practices. Ask Professor Ruth Falco about research in the GSE that applies and develops these practices.
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Meet Professor Susan Lenski Meet Professor Susan Lenski
What do teachers need to know about literacy instruction? Ask Dr. Susan Lenski, a Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the Graduate School of Education.
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Susan Hinshaw Susan Hinshaw
Susan Hinshaw loves working with singers. She combines the knowledge derived from her 30 + years as a professional singer with a "hands on" approach, employing many methods of teaching with humor and sensitivity
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Lisa Marsh Lisa Marsh
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Meet Professor Hiro Ito Meet Professor Hiro Ito
Professor Ito is an expert in East Asian economics.
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Jon Newton Jon Newton
Music Technology
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Hamilton Cheifetz, a dedicated teacher and internationally known concert cellist Hamilton Cheifetz, a dedicated teacher and internationally known concert cellist
Hamilton Cheifetz is a dedicated teacher and internationally known concert cellist
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Meet Professor Derek Tretheway Meet Professor Derek Tretheway
"The Maseeh College is expanding rapidly, and it's exciting to be a part of that growth."
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Joel Belgique Joel Belgique
Music Faculty
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Meet Professor Swapna Mukhopadhyay Meet Professor Swapna Mukhopadhyay
What is mathematics education for? Why does school mathematics alienate so many intelligent people? Those are the questions that haunt Swapna Mukhopadhyay, who studies Critical Mathematics Education and Ethnomathematics.
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Joel Bluestone Joel Bluestone
Professor of Percussion, Graduate Coordinator, Assistant Director, School of Music
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Meet Professor Dilafruz Williams Meet Professor Dilafruz Williams
Do you want to talk "politics, public education and environment?" Meet Dr. Dilafruz Williams.
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Meet Professor David Bullock Meet Professor David Bullock
How do you infuse technology in a school library program? Professor David Bullock can tell you.
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Meet Professor Tom Chenoweth Meet Professor Tom Chenoweth
What does a bridge have to do with educational leadership? Ask Dr. Tom Chenoweth, PhD, a scholar and educational leader committed to building bridges between the university and school practitioners.
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Meet Professor Gayle Thieman Meet Professor Gayle Thieman
Social studies is her passion, and students are her highest priority.
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Ask Professor Christine Cress Ask Professor Christine Cress
How does campus climate effect student development outcomes and faculty productivity?
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Meet Professor Chris Borgmeier Meet Professor Chris Borgmeier
Find out how schools can implement evidence-based practices that provide safe, positive school experiences for ALL students.
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Meet Professor Micki Caskey Meet Professor Micki Caskey
"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." a quote by John Dewey summarizes Dr. Micki Caskey's view of education.
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Meet Professor Ann Fullerton Meet Professor Ann Fullerton
How many career paths are available and how many lives can you touch as a special educator? Ask Professor Ann Fullerton, Director of Research.
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Meet Professor Dannelle Stevens Meet Professor Dannelle Stevens
How do teachers learn and develop? Ask Professor Dannelle Stevens, who studies teachers' learning and development.
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Meet Professor Yer Thao Meet Professor Yer Thao
What can we learn from a story? Ask Dr. Thao, a scholar interested in oral tradition.
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Meet Professor Christine Chaille Meet Professor Christine Chaille
How is play related to learning? Ask Dr. Christine Chaille, a professor in early childhood education, who researches the importance of play for young children.
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Meet Professor Michael Smith Meet Professor Michael Smith
When it comes to college choice, don't forget Mom or Dad. Through his scholarship, Dr. Michael Smith reminds us that entire families, not just students travel down the road towards four-year college enrollment and graduation.
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Meet Professor Susan Halverson-Westerberg Meet Professor Susan Halverson-Westerberg
Seeing people as part of many different systems exponentially expands the possibilities for counseling success.
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Ask Dr. Rick Johnson, in the Counselor Education Department Ask Dr. Rick Johnson, in the Counselor Education Department
Why do people do what they do and how can counselors help people live life more effectively?
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Meet Director Cheryl Livneh Meet Director Cheryl Livneh
Do you need information about continuing professional development? Talk with Cheryl Livneh.
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Meet Professor Christopher Monsere Meet Professor Christopher Monsere
"PSU's unique urban setting and the collaborative spirit of my colleagues in the transportation profession, both on campus and off, creates an environment that allows me to develop as a researcher and bring relevant case studies to the classroom."
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Dr. Leslie B. Hammer, Professor of Psychology Dr. Leslie B. Hammer, Professor of Psychology
Leslie Hammer is the Director of a new Occupational Health Psychology graduate training program at PSU
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Meet Professor Karen Karavanic Meet Professor Karen Karavanic
Karen Karavanic's enthusiasm for research motivates her to integrate cutting edge results into all of her courses.
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Meet Professor Ken Ruoff Meet Professor Ken Ruoff
Dr. Ken Ruoff, Director of the Center for Japanese Studies, is an expert in Japanese history.
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Meet Professor Larry Kominz Meet Professor Larry Kominz
Professor Kominz brings the joy of Japanese performing arts to students and audiences alike.
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Vivek Shandas Vivek Shandas
Integrating the science of sustainability with citizen engagement and decision making efforts
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Susan Chan Susan Chan
An active piano soloist and chamber musician, Dr. Chan promotes music from Asia and music written by women composers.
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Meet Professor Anna-Louise Reysenbach Meet Professor Anna-Louise Reysenbach
Professor Reysenbach is interested in the microscopic life that resides in one of the last frontiers on Earthhot springs in the deep-sea and on land.
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Meet Professor Lisa Zurk Meet Professor Lisa Zurk
"It is exciting to have my work in electromagnetics and acoustics contribute to the burgeoning research activity in the ECE department."
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Meet Professor Steve Reder Meet Professor Steve Reder
Professor Steve Reder makes learning experiential by engaging students in interaction with people as they collect language and literacy data.
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Meet Professor Karen Marrongelle Meet Professor Karen Marrongelle
In Professor Marrongelle's classroom mathematics is an active subject.
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Meet Professor Aslam Khalil Meet Professor Aslam Khalil
Whether from rice paddies, cities, landfills or cattle, Professor Khalil understands how trace gases effect global warming.
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Meet Professor Jong Sung Kim Meet Professor Jong Sung Kim
Professor Kim's students learn that the key to success is understanding the fundamental difference between random and fixed quantities.
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Meet Professor Katy Barber Meet Professor Katy Barber
Professor Katy Barber's students participate in collaborative projects that result in both academic and community outcomes.
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David Jimerson David Jimerson
Faculty Emeritus, School of Music
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Meet Professor Peter Collier Meet Professor Peter Collier
Professor Peter Collier's research helps first generation students who don't know the taken-for-granted scripts for "being a college student."
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Meet Chik Erzurumlu Meet Chik Erzurumlu
"Look at the track record of where we started in the 60s and where the college is now. At this rate, the Maseeh College promises to be an exciting place for creating the next generation of technology."
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Meet Professor K. Pelin Basci Meet Professor K. Pelin Basci
From religion to pop culture, Professor K. Pelin Basci believes there is no experience that cannot be translated into every culture.
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Meet Professor Sandra Freels Meet Professor Sandra Freels
Sandra Freels sees language as the key to culture.
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Meet Professor R Kevin Hill Meet Professor R Kevin Hill
Professor R. Kevin Hill envisions himself as a tour guide, leading his students through the strange and exotic lands of philosophers.
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Meet Professor Primus St. John Meet Professor Primus St. John
Professor Primus St. John writes to dream people into existence.
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Meet Professor Cynthia Mohr Meet Professor Cynthia Mohr
Professor Cynthia Mohr understands that psychologists are like Sherlock Holmes, examining the clues of human behavior to discover how one individual influences another.
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Meet Professor Friedrich Schuler Meet Professor Friedrich Schuler
At fifteen Professor Friedrich Schuler got lost in the library. Today he still goes to the stacks to discover the truth about the past.
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Meet Professor Janice Haaken Meet Professor Janice Haaken
Whether studying drag queens, false memories or the wearing of the hijab, Professor Haaken knows that there is often more than meets the eye.
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Meet Professor Patricia Wetzel Meet Professor Patricia Wetzel
Professor Patricia Wetzel travels the linguistic landscape of Japan.
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Meet Professor Rolf Koenenkamp Meet Professor Rolf Koenenkamp
When it comes to harvesting the sun's energy, Professor Rolf Koenenkamp is often light years ahead.
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Meet Professor Curt D. Peterson Meet Professor Curt D. Peterson
For Professor Curt Peterson the fun of science is time travel.
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Meet Professor Michael Shaughnessy Meet Professor Michael Shaughnessy
Among students, Professor Michael Shaughnessy is known as "Mr. Probability".
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Meet Professor Andrew G. Fountain Meet Professor Andrew G. Fountain
This Ice Man travels the world to study glaciers, including the one named after him the Fountain Glacier in Antarctica.
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Meet Risa S. Proehl Meet Risa S. Proehl
Risa Proehl helps communities demonstrate their needs for special programs.
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Meet Vicki L Reitenauer Meet Vicki L Reitenauer
Vicki Reitenauer helps students use reflective thinking and writing in the service of working collaboratively with community organizations to make positive change.
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Meet Professor Carolyn McKnight Meet Professor Carolyn McKnight
Carolyn McKnight, an acknowledged figure in the area of corporate leadership and organizational development for over 25 years, directs a number of PSU initiatives that increase the capacity of social entrepreneurs to succeed, including the Entrepreneurial Leaders training program with partners Mercy Corps and Digital Divide Data.
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Sheila Martin Sheila Martin
Sheila Martin implements the ideal: Let Knowledge Serve the City.
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Meet Deborah Smith Arthur
Deborah Smith Arthur facilitates Capstones in the areas of juvenile justice and educational equity.
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Karen Gibson Karen Gibson
Karen Gibson understands urban diversity.
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Loren Lutzenhiser Loren Lutzenhiser
Exploring how cities and people use energy.
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Meet Professor Robert Liebman Meet Professor Robert Liebman
Robert Liebman understands how communities change.
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Richard White Richard White
Changing the world one student at a time.
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Charles Heying Charles Heying
Exploring artisan economies in a global world.
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Connie P. Ozawa Connie P. Ozawa
Connie Ozawa knows how to help people make good decisions about their communities.
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Meet Gerard Mildner Meet Gerard Mildner
Gerard Mildner understands how cities spend money.
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Gerald Sussman Gerald Sussman
Educating for international urban communication and global citizenship.
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Meet Professor James Strathman Meet Professor James Strathman
James Strathman understands how to get you there.
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Meet Associate Professor Barry Messer Meet Associate Professor Barry Messer
Barry Messer knows why healthy rivers make healthy communities.
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Meet Professor Emeritus Anthony Rufolo Meet Professor Emeritus Anthony Rufolo
Anthony Rufolo understands the regional economy.
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Meet Professor Emeritus Nancy Chapman Meet Professor Emeritus Nancy Chapman
Nancy Chapman makes sense out of "helping networks" and the "sandwich generation."
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Jennifer Dill Jennifer Dill
Jennifer Dill researches how people make travel and location decisions.
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Meet Professor Emeritus Kenneth Dueker Meet Professor Emeritus Kenneth Dueker
Kenneth Dueker always finds a parking place.
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Meet Jack Straton Meet Jack Straton
With a background in jazz, quantum theory, and diversity training, Jack Straton infuses his classes with creativity, interdisciplinary experience, and interpersonal connection.
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Meet Michael Flower Meet Michael Flower
Michael Flower is a developmental and molecular biologist whose interests turned from the laboratory study of embryos and genes to the ways in which they've become objects of political battle and moral dispute.
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Meet Anmarie Trimble Meet Anmarie Trimble
Anmarie Trimble brings together creative writers and multimedia artists to create literary artworks.
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Meet Jamie P. Ross Meet Jamie P. Ross
Jamie P. Ross shows students how philosophy and critical inquiry is the basis of all further learning.
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Meet Jeff Gerwing Meet Jeff Gerwing
How can people have equitable access to rich and rewarding lives while living within the means of natural systems? This question is central to the research and teaching of Dr. Jeff Gerwing.
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Victoria Parker-Pohl Victoria Parker-Pohl
Award-winning writer, director, actor and theater arts instructor
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Ethan Seltzer Ethan Seltzer
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Sy Adler Sy Adler
Linking history to planning theory and practice.
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Meet Professor Gwynn Johnson Meet Professor Gwynn Johnson
Gwynn Johnson's enthusiasm for teaching and research helps make PSU extraordinary.
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Meet Professor William Wood Meet Professor William Wood
William Wood's close connection to local industry creates an atmosphere where students can succeed.
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Meet Professor Bryant York Meet Professor Bryant York
When not teaching and working with students in his adaptive learning lab in PSU's Computer Science Department, Dr. Bryant York helps shape the future of computer science.
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Darrell Grant Darrell Grant
Jazz star Darrell Grant's most important gig is at Portland State.
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Meet Professor Thomas Gillpatrick Meet Professor Thomas Gillpatrick
Oregon's food industry has a lot of cravings. Tom Gillpatrick satisfies them.
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Meet Professor Don Dickinson Meet Professor Don Dickinson
When Don Dickinson brings his students to the boardroom, Portland's advertising agencies listen.
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Meet Professor Sully Taylor Meet Professor Sully Taylor
When Sully Taylor brings her Asian business expertise to the table, Oregon companies win.
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Meet Professor Emeritus Michihiro Kosuge Meet Professor Emeritus Michihiro Kosuge
Whether sculpting granite or shaping students, Michihiro Kosuge creates a legacy of art for the region.
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Meet Professor Mark Sytsma Meet Professor Mark Sytsma
When aliens invade our waters, Mark Sytsma fights back.
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